Swiss representations abroad
The Small Actions Credit Line (Quick Impact) is a humanitarian instrument of the Swiss Embassy's cooperation office that allows a fast response to requests for moderate one-time funding of limited duration. It enables the Embassy's cooperation office in Lebanon to fund small scale development or humanitarian activities that addresses needs of refugees, IDPs, vulnerable migrants or communities at risk, supports the strategic strengthening of the portfolio of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East and which contribute to the visibility of Swiss presence in the region.
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Employment & economic development
Health systems strengthening
Protection, access & security
Water resources conservation
The Middle East is facing a complex, regional crisis. The parallel conflicts in Syria and Iraq have both been qualified by the United Nations as the highest level of humanitarian emergency.
The continuous degradation of the humanitarian context, along with the increasingly protracted nature of the crises, requires therefore careful studies, identification missions and testing of partners/ideas, while keeping a good enough Swiss visibility set of programme adaptations both on operational and managerial level.
|Objectives||To strengthen the relevance and coherence of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East 2019-2022 in Lebanon through the availability of a simple and flexible funding tool.|
|Target groups||Target group will depend on the individual Partial Actions.|
Results from previous phases:
|Directorate/federal office responsible||
International or foreign NGO
United Nations Organization (UNO)
|Coordination with other projects and actors||Partial Actions funded under the Small Actions Credit Line (Qutck Impact) have justification of their own and do not always need to be in synergy with larger projects of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East. However, in general interventions should be In line with the domains as defined in the mentioned strategyu Small projects can be complementary to existing projects within the Cooperation Strategy.|
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 200’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 68’989 Total project since first phase Swiss budget CHF 293’908 Budget inclusive project partner CHF 500’000|